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Grammar and StructureGRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Exercises
Verbs

 
 

Answer the following questions to check your knowledge of verbs.

Choose the verbs in the following sentences.

Example

Manuela leaves work at 4:30.
Manuela
leaves
work
at

The correct answer is "leaves".


1.

Dylan uses the fax machine at the front of the store.

  at the front of
  store
  fax
  uses
     
2.

Tim seldom gets a ride home from work because he prefers walking.

  Tim
  ride
  gets
  work
     
3.

The gardener says that Constantine waters her plants too much, and that she should only do it once a week.

  waters
  plants
  week
  Constantine
     
4.

Street musicians play their instruments on the streets downtown to earn some money from the shoppers and tourists.

  instruments
  play
  downtown
  musicians
     
5.

The studious students do their homework at night rather than socialize.

  homework
  students
  do
  night
     
6.

Wes tries to exercise at the gym every day, but he is very busy and sometimes cannot find the time.

  gym
  Wes
  tries
  every
     
7.

Todd is excited about his trip to Europe because he has never been there before.

  excited
  is
  Todd
  trip
     
8.

Natalie works as a reporter for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

  works
  Canadian
  Natalie
  for
     
9.

Judy is a person to admire because she is always happy and never has an unkind word to say about anyone.

  Judy
  is
  always
  happy
     
10.

Mary paints watercolour pictures and sells them for income.

  income
  Mary
  paints
  pictures